Monthly Archives: March 2018

Queenstown: Skyline

27 February 2018 Skyline Queenstown has fun for all ages. The gondola ride takes you from Queenstown up the mountain to a scenic lookout and restaurant, but that’s not all. From the lookout you can hike the Ben Lomond Track, … Continue reading

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Otago Central Rail Trail

26 February 2018 Otago Central Rail Trail is a 150 km long walking and biking trail between Clyde and Middlemarch. We did 55 km of it from Ida Valley east of Lauder to Clyde. There are a number of rental … Continue reading

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Queenstown

24 – 27 February 2018 Once our time in Fjordland National Park was done we went back to Queenstown. We had passed through a few days ago, this time we stayed for 4 days. Queenstown has only 15,300 residents however … Continue reading

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Fjordland National Park – Part 4

23 February 2018 The Routeburn Track is a 32 km single direction trail that is considered one of the great multi-day hikes in New Zealand. We are not equipped for a multi-day hike but we wanted to experience some of … Continue reading

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Fjordland National Park – Part 3

22 – 23 February 2018 Fjordland National Park is impressive. We saw visitors from all over the globe, so I had to ask myself – where does Fjordland National Park rank amonst other comparable places? As Americans, we have traveled … Continue reading

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Fjordland National Park – Part 2

22 – 23 February 2018 Milford Sound is the end of the Te Anau-Milford Highway. If you want to go any further, you’ll need to take any number of trails, boats, airplanes, or helicopters that are available. We had hoped … Continue reading

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Fjordland National Park – Part 1

20 – 23 February 2018 Our travel from Fox Glacier to Te Anau felt more like an evacuation than a road trip. We had been nervously watching the track of Cyclone Gita. Our campsite in Fox Glacier could be hit … Continue reading

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